This is the first court card of the suit of cups. The Page of Cups is dressed in a floral printed blue tunic and a hat with a long, billowing scarf. He stands with his back to the wavy sea, bearing a cup in his hand. All of a sudden, a fish makes its appearance from the cup and looks at the man. It is also always good to know about the opposing card, the Page Of Cups Reversed.
The sea and the fish stand for the element of water and comprise emotions, creativity and intuition. The fish popping out of the vase signifies that creative inspiration can strike us at any time, but if you have an open mind.
Page of Cups in an Upright Position
The man’s blue hat represents his calm attitude. His red sleeves stand for his life and passion. The floral print of his tunic symbolizes his creative personality.
The fish in the cup point to the fact that ideas can come to us from our spirit and subconscious. The blue waves represent his emotions while his orange boots speak of his emotional leanings and enthusiasm.
What Is Indicated When the Page of Cups Is in An Upright Position
- This cups tarot card suggests that a new opportunity has come to the seeker suddenly.
- The seeker’s creative juices are flowing now and he wonders how to express it.
- The cups tarot card advises the seeker to have an open mind. One should be ready to explore one’s creative side and to trust his intuition.
- A pleasant surprise awaits the seeker.
Page of Cups Personality Types in Upright Position
- The seeker is intuitive and sensitive and loving, yet something holds him back.
- He needs to be loved and feels the need for others to like him.
- He wants a listening ear or he will be hurt.
- The seeker is extremely emotional.
Page of Cups in a Reverse Position
The reversed Page of Cups depicts that the seeker is hiding his creativity and ideas. The seeker may be invited to work on a creative project, though he doubts his capabilities.
He should listen to his inner voice and decide accordingly. Perhaps, a creative block is holding him back.
What Is Indicated When the Page of Cups Is in A Reversed Position
- The seeker experiences a creative block, which prevents him from executing a project.
- Perhaps, now he is doing it for money or fame.
- The seeker is troubled and scared to face reality.
- He lacks the required inspiration, has low self-esteem and is depressed.
Page of Cups Personality Types in a Reversed Position
- The seeker has a secretive side to his nature.
- He is hypersensitive, sexually repressed and avoids all kinds of pain.
- He doesn’t have a conscience, is evil and manipulative and needs loads of love to be secure.
Page of Cups in a Time-Based Position
Past: This cups tarot card recalls your childhood or your recent past where you displayed some childlike innocence.
Present: If you are a parent, expect an event of importance to crop up. If not, you will meet someone younger to you and this person will help you focus on your project.
Future: This shows that you cannot fully understand what you’re doing now, but ultimately you will. Someone will enter your life as a mentor and open doors of opportunity for you.
Work or Education: Your work or education gives you enough confidence that what you are doing is not fluffy.
Romance: If single, this cup advises you to look for a younger partner. Express your emotions now.
Friends: Grow a friendship with someone younger than you. Mentor this person.
Money: Think simply about your money. You might turn your hobby into a business.
Health: Listen to what your body tells you.
Spirituality and Mentality: Simplify things and for insight, look at another aspect of life.
The Page of Cups card centers around childlike innocence and a return to simplicity and intuition.
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